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Et-chan

Et-chan has written 250 posts for Tokyofoodcast

Sake Brewery Tours Video

икони цени Exclusive Japan Travel – 2012 Sake Brewery Tours Flip through the photo book of Sake Brewery Tours destinations. In 2012, the 5-day excursions take you to experience the best of the snow country in Akita, and to really immerse yourself in sake and culinary traditions in the Land of Myth, the San-in region. [...]

Secrets to tasty soba – Kakunodate Soba

“Do you have some time?” He invited me to the back of the restaurant to see his workshop where his seeds are prepared before milling.

6th Annual Sake Day “A Toast to Recovery”

Please support Tohoku by attending 6th Annual Sake Day event tomorrow on October 1st! Meet Japan travel expert & fellow sake fan, Jennifer, at Sake Brewery Tours table and find out about our 2012 tours & how to win this beautiful sake glass!

Happy Sake Day!

What’s your plan for the Sake Day or Nihonshu-no-hi? October 1st is approaching and there are going to be lots of good sake events and tasting dinners to go to wherever you are.

Survival Food

икони на светциIf you had to survive for one week without refrigeration in 30-35 °C and high humidity, what would you bring? As I mentioned in my last post, I am going back to Ishinomaki today for one week. For the group going there to volunteer with Peace Boat leaving today, we still have to [...]

One Bag at a Time: Report from Ishinomaki

During the seven days in Ishinomaki, I worked with five other dedicated and amazing and committed people as one team. Two of our team members traveled to Japan for one purpose–just to volunteer in Tohoku. Our daily routines were all dedicated to repairing damage caused by the tsunami. We cleared mud from rooms and from under the floors of houses. We removed the sludge from gutters and from gardens around homes. Then, we stuffed it all into bags one by one.

Sake of the Week #056: Tensei Junmai aged 5 years

So, here we are, at Mokichi Trattoria. Everything at Mokichi was impeccable but at the same time so comfortable and relaxed. We loved it here, especially the last glass we had- Tensei Junmai aged for five years in sherry casks. And, it is not available anywhere but in these two restaurants. See what Te-chan had to say!

The Light of Hope

To kickstart the return of our long lost Tokyofoodcast site, I thought to share this short video about miracle sake we tasted at John Gauntner and Robert Yellin’s seminar at the end of April. This sake brewed by Hitakami in Ishinomaki was left in the tank untouched for two weeks after the disaster.

Happy Sake Day!

October 1st gives you a good reason to sip sake. Yes, it is Nihonshu-no-hi aka Sake Day! If you are wondering where to find a good place to kanpai, here are some events Tokyofoodcast’s friends are hosting. Tokyo Bonsai Bar, Ebisu Our friend, Mame-chan, is hosting a special sake event on 10/1 at Bonsai Bar. [...]

Sake of the Week #054: Yamato Shizuku Yamahai Junmai

Finding a good izakaya with a good nihonshu list on Sundays presents a bit of a challenge…

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